Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 49 94
Rank change year-on-year -47 +45 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.68% 3.40% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 17.20% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £294 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.88% +21.43% +15.70%
10th Percentile £114 £230 £217
90th Percentile £363 £536 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33% +23.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £17.70 £18.50 £18.15
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.50 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% -26.32% +26.67%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 246 250 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.19% 19.79% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 162 115
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £223 £300 £216
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.51 £14.50 £14.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £31.05 £19.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +166.67% -7.69% +41.30%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) iPad
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (9.09%) DWDM
5 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
5 1 (9.09%) SDH
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) X.25
5 1 (9.09%) xDSL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Aerohive Networks
2 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (27.27%) Brocade
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos